Re: Positional Requirements

Lutz Schindler (
25 May 1996 17:09:00 +0200

R.B. Minton wrote:

> Can someone tell me the positional requirements to compute ones' own TLE's?
> Is 3 widely spaced positions the minimun, time to 1 sec., position to 0.1
> degree, and either 1950 or 2000 epochs - and does someone usually post the
> TLE when raw positions are posted ??  Thanks.
> R. B. Minton

Please, can someone (Mike McCants?) write a little basic article
about positional measurement and pass on these data to a computer
programm like FITELEMENT. Perhaps with a simple example for beginner.

It is possible to get elements from observations without a
previous element set ?


Lutz   / Lutz Schindler  / +49-5307-6963

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